Stand in mid-town - Yzerfontein
Yzerfontein, a tranquil seaside village 80 km north of Cape Town off the R27, is a haven not only for birdlife, wildlife, sea life and indigenous flora, but also for artists.
This 718m2 elevated plot is in the popular area of town.
Come and enjoy our West Coast atmosphere and beautiful scenery.
Yzerfontein is a small harbour town with about 2000 inhabitants. It is on the West Coast of South Africa about 80 km from Cape Town. The name means "Iron Fountain".
Yzerfontein is known for its Sixteen Mile Beach, the longest uninterrupted sandy beach on the South African coastline, stretching north from the main beach of the town, to the West Coast National Park, which borders the town. Dassen Island, another nature reserve, is about 10 km offshore.
Yzerfontein is ideal for whale-spotting. Southern Right, Humpback whales and dolphins are regularly seen.
In town you are spoiled for choice from various Restaurants, shops, walking trails, long stretches of sandy beaches, ample rock fishing, wind surfing, Big wave surfing, Tennis & Bowls. The small craft harbour provide a safe launching facility for deep sea fishing, wet bikes and water ski with an active NSRI station and Medical facilities for any emergencies.
South Africa's West Coast is washed by the Benguela current which originates in the Antarctic, and thus the sea water is very chilly.
If you're tiring of Yzerfontein during your visit, then go explore nearby Darling, Khwa Ttu San cultural centre, Thali Thali, Buffelsfontein and Grotto Bay Nature Reserve. Keep your eyes peeled for eland, bontebok, kudu, gemsbok, Cape mountain zebra, caracal and the African wild cat.
They also offer a range of 4X4 trails, hiking trails, game and nature trails and drives on foot and by vehicle, and excellent birdwatching. Hiking trails such as the Darling Stagger, Elandsfontein Private Reserve, Grotto Bay Coastal Nature Reserve, and Tienie Versveld Reserve are popular. You can also explore the Bokbaaivygie flower trail with its explosion of colour in springtime, and the Schaapeiland Trail along the coast.
Other activities close to Yzerfontein include wine tasting along the Darling Wine Route. Well known Pieter-Dirk Uys and Evita's peron in Darling is a must.